It would be a disservice to relegate the play Lines in the Dust as a compulsory offering of social protest fiction and bandwagon outpour, seeking attention on entitlement that audiences passively care about its themes and subjects to indict structural racism in America. To applaud it on such terms demeans the work below its highest merit as an actor’s play; it simply uses … More Chicago play ‘Lines in the Dust’ Takes on Families and Residency Fraud in Public Schools.
The Pullman Historic District neighborhood, a center of Chicago’s progressive black middle and working class population in the 19th and 20th Centuries, declared a United States National Monument. … More Pulling Into History….
You may read my essay “10 Black Writers to Read Now” over at BlogHer if you haven’t done so here. Thank you! … More BlogHer Features My Piece on 10 Black Women to Read as part of #WeNeedDiverseBooks Movement
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